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New Biodesign fellows will focus on vision care

...According to Innovation Fellowship director Todd Brinton, MD, optometry and ophthalmology were chosen this year because they are practices anchored in technology, with many opportunities for innovative solutions. “Unmet needs...

...According to Innovation Fellowship director Todd Brinton, MD, optometry and ophthalmology were chosen this year because they are practices anchored in technology, with many opportunities for innovative solutions. “Unmet needs...

Phone calls at dawn and a final countdown: Reflections on the residency application process

...for ophthalmology residency. For everyone else, Match Day was last Friday, March 16th. While I knew where I was going for ophthalmology, I still had plenty at stake – I...

...for ophthalmology residency. For everyone else, Match Day was last Friday, March 16th. While I knew where I was going for ophthalmology, I still had plenty at stake – I...

Strong association found between vision loss and cognitive decline

In a nationally representative sample of older adults in the United States, Stanford researchers found a strong relationship between visual impairment and cognitive decline, as recently reported in JAMA Ophthalmology....

In a nationally representative sample of older adults in the United States, Stanford researchers found a strong relationship between visual impairment and cognitive decline, as recently reported in JAMA Ophthalmology....

...medical innovator is Anuradha "Anu" Khanna, MD, a professor of ophthalmology at Loyola Medicine who won her school's teacher of the year award multiple times. “Courses related to ophthalmology are...

...medical innovator is Anuradha "Anu" Khanna, MD, a professor of ophthalmology at Loyola Medicine who won her school's teacher of the year award multiple times. “Courses related to ophthalmology are...

In the Spotlight: Life as a surgical fellow and mom

...outcomes in ophthalmology. I'm also looking into pediatric retinal disease outcomes -- which I've had a long-standing interest in -- and I continue working on telemedicine research, as well. I'm...

...outcomes in ophthalmology. I'm also looking into pediatric retinal disease outcomes -- which I've had a long-standing interest in -- and I continue working on telemedicine research, as well. I'm...

“Off-the-charts dangerous”: Sham stem cell trial at Florida clinic blinds three women

...ophthalmology at Stanford, and some of the patients believed they were participating in a properly designed clinical trial that was based on a sound hypothesis and substantiated with preliminary laboratory...

...ophthalmology at Stanford, and some of the patients believed they were participating in a properly designed clinical trial that was based on a sound hypothesis and substantiated with preliminary laboratory...

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...said one of the developers, assistant professor of ophthalmology Robert Chang, MD. This is a big deal because most primary-care doctors have no good way to see into patients' eyes,...

...said one of the developers, assistant professor of ophthalmology Robert Chang, MD. This is a big deal because most primary-care doctors have no good way to see into patients' eyes,...

In the Spotlight: “I’m learning every single day”

...Kossler, MD, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and director of ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and orbital oncology at the Byers Eye Institute. How long have you been at Stanford?...

...Kossler, MD, an assistant professor of ophthalmology and director of ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and orbital oncology at the Byers Eye Institute. How long have you been at Stanford?...

A bioengineer’s dry eyes prompted effort to improve contact lenses

...Bhamla may trade in his glasses for a new pair of lipid-protected eyewear. Their study appears in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Previously: Developing contact lenses to deliver...

...Bhamla may trade in his glasses for a new pair of lipid-protected eyewear. Their study appears in the journal Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Previously: Developing contact lenses to deliver...

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A medical mystery: Diagnosing dead artists by their works of art

...they are publishing their studies in peer-reviewed medical journals. According to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, for example, Leonardo da Vinci had crossed eyes — a vision disorder called strabismus...

...they are publishing their studies in peer-reviewed medical journals. According to a study published in JAMA Ophthalmology, for example, Leonardo da Vinci had crossed eyes — a vision disorder called strabismus...

Why become a doctor? A personal story from a Stanford ophthalmologist

...go with the hospital with my dad," Kossler, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, says in this Stanford Health Care video. She knew she wanted to be a doctor: It was...

...go with the hospital with my dad," Kossler, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, says in this Stanford Health Care video. She knew she wanted to be a doctor: It was...

...Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The study, led by Stanford ophthalmologist Douglas Fredrick, MD, looked at eye injuries from recreational activities that were severe enough...

...Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. The study, led by Stanford ophthalmologist Douglas Fredrick, MD, looked at eye injuries from recreational activities that were severe enough...

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Starring Watson, the four-legged ambassador of narcolepsy

...atop of the latest developments. As I'm often busy with Scope, I just have just a few: diversity, ophthalmology and narcoleptic dogs. Yes, you read that correctly: If you have...

...atop of the latest developments. As I'm often busy with Scope, I just have just a few: diversity, ophthalmology and narcoleptic dogs. Yes, you read that correctly: If you have...

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...with unpredictable work hours and limited time to pursue family and leisure time. The specialties considered most lifestyle friendly: radiology, physical medicine/rehabilitation, emergency medicine, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, urology, dermatology, and otolaryngology....

...with unpredictable work hours and limited time to pursue family and leisure time. The specialties considered most lifestyle friendly: radiology, physical medicine/rehabilitation, emergency medicine, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, urology, dermatology, and otolaryngology....

Restoring vision with digital retinas may be possible by compressing data

Computers heat up when they're crunching large volumes of data and, in most cases, that's fine. If a computer or laptop overheats, a built-in fan turns on...

Computers heat up when they're crunching large volumes of data and, in most cases, that's fine. If a computer or laptop overheats, a built-in fan turns on...